St. Louis Clinical Record Volume 6

St. Louis Clinical Record Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...are not continuous, inhalations of the warm spray of bromine, a grain to the ounce of water, with a grain of the bromide of potassium, are substituted. Should these likewise prove inefficacious, the sulphurous acid spray is tried. If the laryngeal symptoms increase, and asphyxia is to be dreaded, tracheotomy is advised as soon as there is marked inspiratory incurvation of the intercostal, substernal, and suprasternal tissues, without waiting for the period of cyanosis, provided that no respite is procured by the inhalations, or by the action of emetics." It may be remarked that he considers croup and diphtheria as two distinct morbid processes, and that the latter is often contagious. The publishers have done their whole duty by the author and purchaser. We have seldom met with a better specimen of letter-press and binding. In conclusion we must say that no laryngologist's library is complete without it, and every general practitioner will profit by giving it careful study. Manual Of The Principles And Practice Of Operative Surgery. By Stephen Smith, A. M., M. D., Surgeon to Bellevue and St. Vincent Hospitals, New York. 12mo. pp. 689. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co. New York: 21 Astor Place. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. 1879. Cloth, $4 00. Dr. Stephen Smith has for many years heid a distinguished position as surgeon, lecturer and writer. Several years ago he published a manual of military surgery that at once commanded a large sale and met with almost-universal commendation. The present volume is the same work extended to cover the entire range of the science and art, and it is as close an approach to success as could be expected in so small a compass. Our principal objection to it is that the enforced brevity has compelled the author...
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236536746
  • 9781236536747